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Diatomaceous Ooze (Substrate Group)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 334

Substrate Origin Biogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Ooze Substrate
Substrate Subclass Siliceous Ooze
Substrate Group Diatomaceous Ooze


Description
Definition Oozes that are formed primarily from the silica-based frustules or tests of phytoplanktonic diatoms.